Saturday, December 2, 2023

Marlbrook golf course plans under fire

Plans for a two-storey clubhouse, 75 parking spaces and two houses for the planned 9-hole golf course on Marlbrook Tip have come under fire.

From Marlbrook to Mito

Former Marlbrook resident and Waseley Hills pupil Daniel Acton married Mayumi Kurashina at the Shinto Temple in Mito, Japan, in July.

Generation game

Redditch United under-14 girls, a side which includes a number of players from Lickey End, Marlbrook, Barnt Green and Alvechurch, took on their dads – and one mum – in an end-of-season match.

Gardens to inspire you

The following local gardens will be open to the public in the coming weeks as part of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS), which raises money for a variety of charities.

Novice runners ready for Marathon

Two mums are juggling childcare five days a week so they can train for the London Marathon and raise money for Children with Leukaemia.

Child’s best friend

Marlbrook schoolgirl Lucy Williams cuddles her dog, Maggie, after coming first in the Kennel Club Child’s Best Friend category.

Tip in clear over Lickey trucks

Heavy lorries passing over the top of the Lickeys from Rose Hill into Old Birmingham Road were nothing to do with work at Marlbook Tip.

Two more years of tipping

Lickey residents face another two years of lorries loaded with muck thundering up and down their main road, a public meeting heard.

Golf course plans for tip

Plans for a nine-hole golf course on the former Marlbrook Tip were being put before Bromsgrove planning councillors on October 10.

Rural service needs recruits

The Bromsgrove Rural Rides scheme enables local people with mobility difficulties to make essential journeys around the town and area, transported by a network of dedicated volunteers.